An 18-year-old man was shot and killed by St. Petersburg officers after he shot a man and then shot an officer in the leg. Austin Goodner had previously been arrested for aggravated battery.
By Kristina Orrego on May 13th, 2015 | Last updated: May 13, 2015 at 6:27 pm
Yowab Ben-Israel has been charged with robbing the 1401 N. Main Street post office on Tuesday and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Police said Ben-Israel was injured by police gunfire after he pulled and pointed a gun at two responding deputies.
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Aaron Hernandez, a convicted murderer, has been charged with trying to silence a witness against him in a double murder case. The former University of Florida football player is serving a term of life in prison without the possibility of parole.
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Police released a 911 call today from an incident Monday involving George Zimmerman. Zimmerman was shot at by Matthew Apperson, according to a Lake Mary Police Department press release.
By Rachael Holt on April 1st, 2015 | Last updated: April 1, 2015 at 5:36 pm
A shooting at Annie Mattox Park in Lake City left three people injured Tuesday night. One person was taken by helicopter to UF Health Shands Hospital and is in critical condition.
Islamic State ‘accepts’ Boko Haram’s allegiance pledge – In a tape, an IS spokesperson says the aim of establishing a caliphate has now expanded to West Africa and accepted a pledge of allegiance from Nigeria’s militant group Boko Haram. BBC […]
By Sam Burroughs on March 4th, 2015 | Last updated: March 4, 2015 at 4:29 pm
Sen. Marco Rubio outlines sweeping tax proposal with Utah Sen. Mike Lee – Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio outlined a plan to reduce corporate tax rates. The proposal plans to consolidate corporate tax rates from 35 percent to 25 percent […]
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By Katie Campbell on February 5th, 2015 | Last updated: February 5, 2015 at 11:47 am
Charges against an 11-year-old girl for the shooting death have been dropped by State Attorney Jeff Siegmeister. Her 15-year-old sister, who police say shot and killed their 16-year-old brother, could still be charged. The girls’ parents are also being investigated.
By Olivia Muenter on November 24th, 2014 | Last updated: November 24, 2014 at 2:15 pm
U.S., allies conduct 24 strikes on Islamic State in Iraq, Syria – The United States and its allies have conducted two dozen strikes against Islamic State militants since Friday. According to U.S. Central Command, there have been nine strikes in […]
By Leah Harding on November 21st, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 11:34 am
University of Florida and Florida State University students react to FSU’s campus shooting, reaching out through social media as hundreds gathered on campus in Tallahassee to hold vigils.